Earl DeHart, Jr., aka June Bug, age 68, of Orrville, received his wings on March 8, 2020, at Orrville Pointe, following a long-term illness.
June Bug was born June 17, 1951 in Medina, OH, the son of Earl and Mattie (Westmoreland) DeHart, Sr. He was preceded in death by David DeHart, brother 1987, Earl, Sr. 2004, and sister Pam, 2020.
He graduated from Orrville High School in 1969. He worked at various places including International Paper, Regal Ware and retired from being a security guard in Georgia in 2012. He also served our country in the U. S. Army. He was known for being the bartender at the infamous “Malcolm’s.”
He recently re-dedicated his life back to Christ after having a talk with Pastor Nathan Poole of First Baptist Church in Orrville. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, listening to music, especially the “blues”, driving his Cadillac and playing games on his tablet.
June Bug is survived by six children: Stephanie J. DeHart of Orrville, Melanie J. DeHart of Akron, Amby Walters of Orrville, Art Jones of Massillon, Ronetrie Price of Columbus, and Earl “Duke” Price of Wooster; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren; mother, Mattie DeHart of Orrville; sisters: Phyllis DeHart of Akron, Cara Anderson of Orrville, Gloria (Ronald) Baker of Cleveland, Iris DeHart of Akron, and Dr. Karen (William) Howard of Akron; brothers: Frederick DeHart, Glen DeHart and Rev. Gary (Nakeilee) DeHart all of Orrville; special friend, Barbara Bailey of Georgia; and a host of cousins, nephews, nieces, aunts and uncles.
Online registry and expressions of condolence may be made at www.aublefuneral home.com.